Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere!

MEDIA RELEASE:
For Immediate Release


Tuatapere Fun Day!


Summer fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere! Saturday 2 February 2013


The inaugural Tuatapere Fun Day will run in conjunction with the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track’s 3rd annu-al ‘Stump the Hump’ 24 hour adventure walk. While the ‘Stumpers’ challenge themselves on the 55km track, the locals, visitors and supporters will celebrate in Tuatapere.

The local community has stepped up in support of the annual fundraiser for the Hump Ridge Track offer-ing deals, specials and activities for all.

Come out and enjoy a day of fun for all ages with numerous free and low cost activities. Most activities for young people will take place at the Waiau Area School from 10am to 2pm.

The local heated swimming pool and toddler pool will be open from 12pm to 4pm and the Playcentre with facilities and playground for the real young ones will be open from 10am to 12pm. Histo-ry buffs can check out the Bushman’s Museum and Yesteryears Museum and Café. While those looking for something a little more active can check out the Tuatapere bowling club from 2pm, the Tuatapere golf course from 1pm, or go for a stroll on one of our local walking tracks. Shop around for local goods, food and gifts at Tuatapere’s famous butcher shop, specialized local nursery and cafes.

If you’re looking for some adventure, take a scenic helicopter tour or enjoy an exciting jet boat ride down the Wairaurahiri at twilight. For those of you sticking around for the weekend enjoy a night out with live music at Last Light Lodge on Friday and Saturday night. Art lovers are in for a treat with the inaugural Waiau Art Trail offering a unique opportunity to experience and buy the work of over 25 artists from the Waiau area at six venues around Tuatapere.

Exhibitions will include oil paintings, ceramics, jewellery, fabric, garden art and much more. This event is co-ordinated by the Tuatapere District Promotions in association with the Hump Ridge Track and Venture Southland.

For more information: Brochures for the Tuatapere Fun Day and the Waiau Art Trail are available from the Hump Ridge Track office (31 Orawia Rd, Tuatapere) or can be downloaded from www.humpridgetrack.co.nz
ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Health And Safety: Late Addition Of National Security Provisions A Concern

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its significant concerns at the last-minute addition to the Health and Safety Reform Bill of provisions for a closed material procedure for court proceedings where national security is involved. More>>

ALSO:

Rugby And Beer: World Cup Alcohol Bill Passes

ACT MP David Seymour’s Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Extended licensing hours during Rugby World Cup) Bill completed its third reading by 99 to 21... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Flag Campaign

So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between disinterest and disdain. Most New Zealanders have instinctively seen through the marketing hype involved. More>>

Change For 2017: Local Govt To Decide On Easter Sunday Trading

The Government is to enable local communities, through councils, to decide whether retailers can open on Easter Sunday, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse announced. More>>

ALSO:

(And Targets Worse Than Australia's): Foresters Abandoning Emissions Trading Scheme

The Government’s gutting of the Emissions Trading Scheme has caused foresters to leave and emissions to rise, says Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news